**Updated : June 2023**
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Before you Arrive...
Make sure to know which port you'll be docking in, with MSC Cruises we docked quite a ways from downtown (at the warehouse area near Saeki-Kuyakusho-Mae Station). Even though they had 3 shuttles, none of them brought us to the downtown area where most of the top sights are, so if you plan on seeing the things on our list you'll want to make your way to Kamiya-cho-higashi Station on the subway, or Genbaku Dome-Mae Station on the trolley - from here a number of the activities on our list are walkable. If you plan on using public transport to get to these stations, you have the public metro or trolleys which you can pay in cash, or there are always plenty of reliable taxis around in Japan! There is also so much history in Hiroshima that we highly recommend making a stop at the Peace Memorial Park and Atomic Bomb Dome a priority on your port day, even if you aren't a "history buff," we promise it'll leave you in awe.
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